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René Jacobs & RIAS-Kammerchor & Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Recordings of Works of Other Composers performed by J.S. Bach
General Discussions

René Jacobs - Short Biography
RIAS-Kammerchor - Short History
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Short History

René Jacobs has recorded many Bach Cantatas and Bach's Other Vocal Works also as a counter-tenor singer. See: René Jacobs - Short Biography. Many of these recordings were done in the Bach Cantatas cycle of Harnoncourt & Leonhardt.

Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by René Jacobs
Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 - conducted by René Jacobs

Discography

Recordings of Cantatas

C-1

J.S. Bach: Cantate profanes - Secular Cantatas (BWV 201, 205, 213)

 
 
 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 201 [48:58], BWV 205 [38:16], BWV 213 [47:02]

René Jacobs

Members of RIAS-Kammerchor [BWV 201]; RIAS-Kammerchor [BWV 205, 213] / Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Sopranos: Efrat Ben-Nun [BWV 205, 213], Maria Cristina Kiehr [BWV 201]; Alto: Katharina Kammerloher [BWV 205]; Counter-tenor: Andreas Scholl [BWV 201, 213]; Tenors: Christoph Prégardien [BWV 205], James Taylor [BWV 201, 213], Kurt Azesberger [BWV 201]; Baritone: Roman Trekel [BWV 201]; Basses: Peter Lika [BWV 201], Klaus Häger [BWV 205, 213]
BWV 201: Stephan Mai (Concert-master); Ernst-Burghard Hilse (Flute); Antje Schurrock (Flute); Ekkerhard Hering (Oboe); Katharina Arfken (Oboe d'amore); Trompeten-Consort Friedemann Immler
Continuo: Jan Freiheit (Violoncello); Matthias Winkler (Double-bass); Christian Beuse (Bassoon); Raphael Alpermann (Harpsichord & Organ); Shizuko Noiri (Lute)
BWV 205: Bernhard Forck (Concert-master); Sabine Fehlandt (Viola d'amore); Hildegard Perl (Viola da gamba); Ernst-Burghard Hilse (Flute); Antje Schurrock (Flute); Alison Gangler (Oboe d'more); Andreas Lackner, Martin Rabl, Herbert Walser (Trumpets); Reinhard Büttner, Christian-Friedrich Dallmann (Horns); Marie-Ange Petit (Percussions)
Continuo: Jan Freiheit (Violoncello); Matthias Winkler (Double-bass); Christian Beuse (Bassoon); Raphael Alpermann (Harpsichord & Organ); Konrad Junghänel (Lute)
BWV 213: Bernhard Forck, Sabine Fehlandt (Violas); Katharina Arfken (Oboe & Oboe d'amore)
Continuo: Jan Freiheit (Violoncello); Matthias Winkler (Double-bass); Christian Beuse (Bassoon); Raphael Alpermann (Harpsichord & Organ); Konrad Junghänel (Lute)

Harmonia Mundi France HMC-901544-45
Harmonia Mundi France HMX-2951544-45
Harmonia Mundi France HMG-5012544-45

BWV 205, 213: Nov 1994
BWV 201: Sep 1995

2-CD / TT: 134:30
2-CD / TT: 134:30
2-CD / TT: 134:30
MP3 / TT: 134:06

Recorded in Berlin, Germany.
Co-production with DeutschlandRadio Berlin & R.O.C. GmbH; Artistic Directors: Walter Schales [BWV 205, 213], Eberhard Geiger [BWV 201]; Balance Engineer: Geert Puhlman; Assistant Brigitte Siewert [BWV 205, 213]; Michael Glaser, Assistant: Horst Langheinrich / Digital Media Service GmbH [BWV 201].
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Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

J.S. Bach: Motets

Motets BWV 225-230

René Jacobs

RIAS-Kammerchor / Members of Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Sopranos: Sibylla Rubens & Maria Cristina Kiehr; Alto: Bernarda Fink; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Nov 1995

CD / TT: 72:36

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V-2

J.S. Bach: Messe in h-Moll

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

René Jacobs

RIAS-Kammerchor (Chorus Master: Marcus Creed) / Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Sopranos: Hillevi Martinpelto, Bernarda Fink; Alto: Axel Köhler; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Basses: Matthias Goerne, Franz-Josef Selig

Berlin Classics

Sep 1992

2-CD / TT: 110:13

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany.
See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by René Jacobs
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V-3

J.S. Bach: La Passion selon Saint-Matthieu

 

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

René Jacobs

RIAS-Kammerchor / Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Tenor [Evangelist]: Julius Pfeifer; Bass [Jésus]: Marcos Fink; Soprano: Sunhae Im; Alto: Lawrence Zazzo; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Johannes Weisser

Radio Broadcast

Sep 23, 2006

MP3 / TT: 152:23

Recorded live at Abbatiale d'Ambronay during Festival de Musique Baroque d'Ambronay, France. Not yet released commercially.
1st recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by R. Jacobs.

V-5

J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

René Jacobs

RIAS-Kammerchor; Staats- und Domchor Berlin / Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Tenor [Evangelist]: Werner Güra; Bass [Jesus]: Johannes Weisser, Soprano: Sunhae Im; Soprano: Christina Roterberg; Alto: Bernarda Fink; Alto: Marie-Claude Chappuis; Tenor [Arias]: Topi Lehtipuu; Tenor: Fabio Trümpy; Bass [Arias]: Konstantin Wolff; Bass: Arttu Kataja

Harmonia Mundi HMC-802156/58
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Aug-Sep 2012

2-SACD / TT: 158:30
MP3 / TT: 158:32
2-SACD+DVD / TT:

Recorded at Teldex Studio Berlin, Germany..
2nd recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by R. Jacobs.
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V-4

J.S. Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium Oratorio de Noël ChristmOratorio

 

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-6

René Jacobs

RIAS-Kammerchor / Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Soprano: Dorothea Röschmann; Alto: Andreas Scholl; Tenor: Werner Güra; Bass: Klaus Häger

Harmonia Mundi France

Jan 1997

2-CD / TT: 152:23

See: Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 - conducted by René Jacobs
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Recordings of Works of Other Composers performed by J.S. Bach

P-1

Telemann: Brockes-Passion

 
 

G.P. Telemann: Brockes Passion, TWV 5:1 - 1719 version

René Jacobs

RIAS-Kammerchor / Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Tenor [Evangelist, Faithful Soul VI]: Daniel Behle; Baritone [Jesus, Faithful Soul V]: Johannes Weisser; Soprano [Daughter of Zion I, Faithful Soul I, Maria, 3rd Maid]: Birgitte Christensen; Soprano [Daughter of Zion II, Faithful Soul II, 2nd Maid]: Lydia Teuscher; Mezzo-soprano [Judas, Faithful Soul III, 1st Maid]: Marie-Claude Chappuis; Tenor [Petrus, Pilatus, Faithful Soul IV, Hauptmann]: Donát Havár

Harmonia Mundi 902013/14

Mar 2008

2-CD / TT: 139:26

Recorded at Teldex Studio Berlin, Germany.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2001 - July 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Willem van Erk (December 2006), Gerhard (October 2013)

René Jacobs: Short Biography | RIAS-Kammerchor | Academie für Alte Musik Berlin | Recordings of Vocal Works | General Discussions
Individual Recordings:
BWV 232 - R. Jacobs | BWV 248 - R. Jacobs

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